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Access data on device with broken screen (Samsung Galaxy Ace 4)

The screen on my Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 broke (running Android 4.4) and I really, really wish to get all my photos and other data off it. The phone has a pattern lock screen as well as an additional PIN ...
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How to stop apps from doubling overscan?

For some reason a chunk of the digitizer broke on the bottom of my phone. I tried to use adb shell wm overscan 0,54,0,324 to resize my screen smaller until I can get a new phone, but it's giving bad ...
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Get files of phone with broken everything

Dropped my Oneplus One recently, and have bought a replacement already, but would like to get my files off. The problem: screen works, but only top left inch of touchscreen registers volume buttons ...
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Connecting WiFi via ADB Shell (Oreo 8.1 - LineageOS)

I've tried all publicly discussed methods I could find to connect to WiFi via ADB on a phone with a broken screen (no display/no touch). The closest I have got is via wpa_cli using the method #1 ...
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How to enable USB Debugging from recovery mode?

So, my phone screen broke. I can't see anything and touch doesn't work. I have a Motorola Moto G2 running LineageOS 14.1, and TWRP custom recovery. Until now I have been able to use my phone with ...
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How to wipe data on a bootloader-locked, broken screen, Nexus 6P

I want to sell my Nexus 6P for parts, but I want to wipe it first. The screen of my Nexus 6P broke (internally, the touchscreen MIGHT be fine, idk). The phone is full-disk encrypted with a PIN and the ...
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Half of touchscreen is unresponsive. How can I make Android only use the top half (rotated by 90 degrees)

So I have a broken LG G2 and a near-empty bank account, so buying a new phone isn't exactly an option right now. The bottom 50% of the screen doesn't respond to touch. Right now I am running ...
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Broke screen, how to perform Nandroid/TWRP backup blindly?

I have broken my HTC One (M8)'s display (and probably more) while attempting to replace the battery, and I'm selling it via eBay for parts. How do I attempt a full Nandroid backup with TWRP and then ...
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Backup apps on SGS 2 with broken display?

the display of my Samsung Galaxy S2 got broken and I need to backup my apps. Is that possible without the phone's screen? There are no backup apps on the phone and it's not rooted. I don't know the ...
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Broke my Nexus 4 screen, is there a plug & play keyboard so I can unlock it?

I broke the screen on my Nexus 4 and it has a passcode for the lock screen. Is there any way I can unlock it without fixing the screen, e.g. buying some sort plug & play keyboard for the micro-USB ...
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Partial display failure

The lower 1.5 to 2 cm of the screen of my OnePlus 3 failed: (The white part in the middle is just censored information. The problem only exists in the bottom.) When I power my phone completely off,...
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How to bypass/authorize ADB RSA key with broken touch AND screen?

First of all, I tried a lot of hours with everything I could find on the internet and mostly on StackOverflow. Something I've already tried with no avail: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Android data recovery

Hi I really need help on this one, my Samsung j1 has a broken screen, it's just blank and gives no visual. When I connect it via USB my laptop recognizes it, but I can't access the data because I have ...
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Salvaging Google Authenticator data from water damaged LG G5

I have an LG G5 that has water damage as well as a cracked screen. There is no guarantee that the water damage can be fixed. However, I have an app called Google Authenticator on that phone, and I ...
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Broken Nexus 6p Recovery

So while I was overseas in Vietnam I dropped my Nexus 6P and broken the screen. The screen is completely black and completely unresponsive however when I use the fingerprint scanner it still vibrates. ...
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Enable USB Debugger on a phone with a broken screen

I have done my research on how to enable the debugger, but most of them seem to be useless or missleading. Now I do not need any backup, my phone is empty and I use that broken Samsung s6 for ...
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Backup encrypted data from Android with broken screen

short story is as follows: I have a Sony Xperia M2 with display suffering from water damage. It's completely black but it's still working, booting and responding to touch. However, I need to enter my ...
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Enable ADB and/or change USB connection mode on Galaxy S7 w/ broken screen

My Galaxy S7 Edge has a broken screen (totally black, and doesn't respond to touch). However, the phone does turn on and is recognized by Kies 3 and SmartSwitch. I am also able to unlock the phone via ...
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Any way to force “USB debugging enabled” status using adb commands, with broken phone screen

I am trying to access my phone, after screen is broken (no way to enter swipe access or pin). I have installed Android Studio and am able to navigate to the folder containing adb in a command prompt, ...
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Data recovery from android device with broken screen

Situation Summary - I have an Android device with a broken screen, LCD and touch I have an android phone (BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, which I have flashed with the Android firmware for the E4.5 - ...
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Recover Pictures

Ok, so I just dropped my android 5.1 Moto G. the screen is unresponsive and has lines and squares running along it. I was wondering if there was any way to recover photos from this phone, as it ...
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A row of galaxy note 3 screen is not responsive

The area goes right across the keyboard, leaving the phone useless. S-pen still works fine. I used TSP Dot mode to show the issue in this screen shot: Please tell me the hardware isn't shot. I ...
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Busted Verizon Galaxy Note 5 screen, trying to use adb to unlock

Recently, I dropped my Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and busted the glass, lcd, digitizer, and maybe the speaker. Before, I try anything with replacing the broken parts, I would like to get the SMS database ...
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Unlocking a broken-screen nexus 6

I have a pretty stock nexus 6. It has whole-disk encryption turned on, AFAIK (I didn't change any settings from when I first got it, and requires the PIN to boot up). I dropped it yesterday, during ...
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Recover data from Moto X with broken display

I have a Moto X (Lollipop 5.1) whose display is broken. I have some files and photos in it which are very important. Unfortunately, I didn't use Dropbox or Google Drive to backup my content. I tried ...
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S4 won't connect with usb AND broken screen. Need files from phone

My S4 will not connect to my computer when plugged in using the correct samsung cord AND the screen is shattered. How can I load the files from the phone? Remove the hard drive from the phone maybe ...
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Device encryption and broken screen

Assuming you have a device that is encrypted by the factory encryption option in the security settings of the device, and having said device suffer a fall and end up with a broken screen, what are the ...
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Mi2 broken screen, any way to retrieve photos?

My daughter's got a Xiaomi MI2 stock phone with a screen broken in such a way that it can't be unlocked. She already had a new phone on the way but she's devastated at the thought of losing her photos ...
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One Plus One broken screen recover data (google auth codes)

I unfortunately broke my screen for the second time on my One Plus One. And it seems that my first repair somehow was not totally good, since when I booted it up with the replacement screen, the ...
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Accessing device with broken touch sensor and LCD using adb

After a drop, my phone's (Galaxy J3 6v) screen (both LCD and touch sensor) are completely unresponsive. I believe I have USB debugging turned on, but cannot be sure. I have a Linux machine with ...
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Is there an app where you can control your phone w only hardware buttons

My phones touch screen is broken, it only responds for like 2 secs everytime i turn on with power button. Need somethin like double press vol key equals swipe left, and other key is right. Hold for ...
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How to recover data from a device with broken touch screen and no OTG support?

A friend of mine owns a ZTE T84, also known as the Telstra Tough Max. Unfortunately, he dropped the phone and cracked the screen which resulted in a non-responding touchscreen. The screen itself does ...
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Retrieve data from Galaxy A3 with broken screen and touch

there is any possibility to restore data from my phone (Samsung Galaxy A3)? It has a broken screen and touch. I didn't enable a debuging mode on phone before. So programs like dr.fone or kies cant get ...
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Control phone with broken screen from computer?

I'll just clear up the basics before proceeding as previous comments have just been talking about things that really haven't helped me get any closer to fixing this. Have I checked out the broken ...
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How to enable usb debugging on my broken touch screen android phone from windows 10 computer?

My android(Kitkat 4.4.2) phone's touch screen is broken, but phone is working fine.But usb debugging is disable. FIY, my sd card isn't working (I don't care about that) and my phone doesn't support ...
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Huawei Nexus 6P / Broken screen

I have a Huawei Nexus 6P which its internal screen has been broken recently, it's still working, I can hear the notifications and the calls ringtone, but with a black screen The replacement screen is ...
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Enable USB Debugging Android Dead Screen

I obtained a Nexus 6 with a dead screen. I am trying to cast the screen to my computer. In order to do so, I believe I need to have USB Debugging enabled (which is presumably off). I managed to boot ...
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Exporting contacts via adb

I have a phone whose screen broke, but I'd like to export its contacts to .vcf so I can import them to another phone. I usually do this with the built-in import/export function in the Contacts app ...
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Galaxy A3 (2016) broken screen access files

I have a Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) - SM-A310F - with a broken screen from a friend to try to backup the files on it. Touch doesn't work and you can't see anything, but I can unlock it with the home ...
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Galaxy s5 broken screen use

My screen is broken but I heard that you can use it by hooking up to a tv (mhl)? Is it true,and could I use an ihome keyboard?
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How change USB connection form MTP to PTP?

I have a broken-screen Android phone (Lenovo Tab 2 A7 30-HC) , and I wanna monitor it's screen to my PC using "Vysor",an extension of Chrome, USB-debugging is On, but my problem is that "USB ...
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Broken LCD without any visible damage - is that possible?

I have sent a Samsung Galaxy S6 to a warranty repair - the screen remained black but the phone made sounds. The user of the phone did not report any physical damage to it, the display went blank at ...
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Nexus 6P accepts touch input, but screen black. How can I pull off a file?

My Nexus 6P is fully working other than that the screen doesn't light up at all. There is one audio file I have to get off it for work. I can unlock it with my pin by estimating where the numbers ...
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Looking to somehow get control of my LG Optimus G with broken screen..

I dropped my phone the other day, and the screen cracked rendering it completely useless as it made the digitizer break. I have no touch control of my phone whatsoever, I reset it like an idiot to see ...
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I want to “allow USB debugging?” popup for a touch broken device

I just broken my mobile screen. Display just gone blank. Touch not working. But I want to see the screen on my PC using whatever software like mobile go... Mobile's USB Debugging already turned on. ...
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Blank Locked Samsung S5

I have been searching internet for hours. Ran over my phone so LCD not working. Does not appear I had debug activated on this phone. Phone comes up locked and I can't unlock it. Any suggestions. ...
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My Samsung J5 fell and the touchscreen, as well as the LED-screen are completely broken. Hwo can I make a backup?

As the title says, the screen is completely broken. Apart from a few pixels lighting up when I turn it on. How can I make a backup without enabling USB-Debugging and unlocking the screen?
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Android phone won't boot up after rooting

I did rooting for the first time on my device MICROMAX UNITE 3 model: Q372 I installed SuperSU and granted the permission to it to become superuser and thing is I haven't done any data recovery using ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 black screen

My cellphone Galaxy S4 fell out of my pockets, bottom lights turn on but my screen is black, if i shut it down and turn back on, can see the Samsung logo fade, is it possible to open my phone by using ...
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How to get my all data when my mobile screen was broken

How to get my all data(Like contacts,messages,files,etc) when my mobile screen was broken. I am used sony xperia z.And I loss my mobile display by some reason. My phone still working,but can't see ...